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Test: Culture and Places of India and World- 1 - Question 1

The screenplay for this evergreen classic movie about the wacky inventor Caractacus Pott and his flying car, was penned by the creator of the famous spy, James Bond. Who is he?

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Ian Lancaster Fleming was an English author, journalist and naval intelligence officer. He is known for his popular James Bond series of spy novels.

Test: Culture and Places of India and World- 1 - Question 2

Epithets are unique names given to places. They are usually based on some special features showcases the place. For example, lush green Ireland is called the Emerald Isle. Which country is called the Land of the Golden Pagoda?

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Myanmar is a Southeast Asian nation of more than 100 ethnic groups, bordering India, Bangladesh, China, Laos and Thailand. Pagodas are the unique landmarks of Myanmar.
It is often called The Land of Pagodas, as there are numerous temples and pagodas across the country,

Test: Culture and Places of India and World- 1 - Question 3

The tower in the given picture is situated in Dubai. It is the tallest structure ever built by any human being. It also sets a world record with the maximum number of floor. The foot - print of the building looks like a desert flower, hymenocallis. Name the tower.

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The Burj Khalifa is the tallest ever structure constructed by any human being. It is situated in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It has a whopping height of 829.8 mt. and a roof height of 828 m.

Test: Culture and Places of India and World- 1 - Question 4

The largest camel fair in the world is held in a temple town of Rajasthan where one can find the only temple of Lord Brahma in India. Which fair are we talking about?

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Pushkar Camel Fair is the largest camel fair in the world. It is held annually beginning on the Hindu calendar month of Kartik and ends on the Kartik Purnima at Pushkar. The fair actually celebrates the importance of camels in the life of Rajasthani people.

Test: Culture and Places of India and World- 1 - Question 5

This delightful comedy starring Southern Superstar Kamal Haasan told the tale of a housekeeper at his divorced wife's house to be with his daughter. It was loosely based on the English movie 'Mrs. Doubtfire' starring the late Robin Willams. Can you name the movie?

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Chachi 420 was the movie which was loosely based on the English movie Mrs. Doubtfire starring late Robin Williams. The Indian remake of the movie starred Kamal Hassan.

Test: Culture and Places of India and World- 1 - Question 6

The film Slumdog Millionaire is based on the book _____.

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The film Slumdog Millionaire is based on the book Q & A by Vikas Swarup. It tells the story of an uneducated young Indian man who unexpectedly wins a fortune on a quiz show. 
Accused of cheating, he is forced to explain how he knew the answer to each question by retelling the story of his life so far.

Test: Culture and Places of India and World- 1 - Question 7

It is a brimless, close-fitting, flat-topped cylindrical hat made of felt or cloth with a silk tassel. It is traditionally worn by the Muslim men throughout the eastern Mediterranean region. It is also called a Fez hat. What is its actual name?

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Tarboosh or Fez is a symbol of Ottoman modernity which was in fashion during the medieval era. Even today Mediterranean people wear it as traditional wear.

Test: Culture and Places of India and World- 1 - Question 8

According to Hindu mythology, who among the three queens of king Dasharatha was the mother of Bharata, for whom Rama had to leave Ayodhya for fourteen long years?

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Kaikeyi was one of the three wives of King Dasharatha and the Queen of Ayodhya, in Hindu mythology, Ramayana. She is the mother of Bharat and is the daughter of King of Ashwapati and Kekaya.

Test: Culture and Places of India and World- 1 - Question 9

It is a type of beautiful metal embroidery once used to embellish the attire of the kings and the royals in India. Its work involves making elaborate design using gold and silver threads. Initially, it was done with pure silver sires and real gold leaves. Which type of embroidery is being talked about in the given paragraph?

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Zardozi embroidery is beautiful metal embroidery, which once used to embellish the attire of the Kings and the royals in India. It was also used to adorn walls of the royal tents, scabbards, wall hangings and the paraphernalia of regal elephants and horses. 
Zardozi embroidery work involves making elaborate designs, using gold and silver threads. Further adding to the magnificence of the work are the studded pearls and precious stones. 

Test: Culture and Places of India and World- 1 - Question 10

The original constitution of India is handwritten with beautiful calligraphy. Its each page was decorated by artists from Shantiniketan. Name the two great artists who made major contributions in decorating the original constitution.

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The original Constitution of India, adopted on 26 January 1950, was not a printed document.
It was entirely handcrafted by the artists of Shantiniketan under the guidance of Acharya Nandalal Bose, with the calligraphy texts done by Prem Behari Narain Raizada in Delhi.
Prem Behari Narain Raizada of Delhi  wrote the entire constitution in a flowing italic style in the best calligraphic tradition of our country.

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